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How Employees in Any Business or Industry Can Have an Impact on Security

Security is a topic that many people discuss. It seems that as soon as a crime happens, they hear about it from friends through text messages or on their social media accounts. Sometimes, employees think that only the bosses are in charge of workplace safety, but everyone can contribute to the environment. ...




Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag Growth

America's diversity remains on the rise, with all racial and ethnic minorities growing faster than whites from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau says in a new snapshot of the national population. The agency also found the U.S. median age has risen to nearly 38.
 
Asian and mixed-race people are the two fastest-growing segments of the U. ...




Cubicle or Open Office: What Employees Really Want

Office employees usually have differing opinions on what kind of office they would prefer. Cubicles offer privacy and quiet, so a determined worker can get more done. This style of office has recently fallen out of fashion because it seems cold and uninviting, a throwback to an earlier time. ...




Want a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace? Work on Your Culture

Recent recommendations arising from an investigation into Uber Technologies Inc., amid allegations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior there, highlight how workplace culture can affect diversity and inclusion. The investigation by former U. ...




Four Reasons Why Gender Equality In The Workplace Is Closer Than You Think

The “queen bee” is dying. You’ve heard of her, right? She’s that senior businesswoman at the top of her field who didn’t help other women get ahead–or, worse yet, actively worked against them. Was she just a natural bitch? It’s easy to see her that way. ...




Workplace Safety: How Business Owners Can Prepare for Emergencies

While you don't know what type of emergency situation that your company will face, you can be sure that something will go wrong eventually. Therefore, you need to spend as much time as you can identifying and preparing for as many scenarios as possible. ...




How To Stay Motivated And Energized When Working Long Hours

It can be hard to take time for yourself.
In today’s world, it has become normal for many people to work after hours and not get enough sleep as a result. While most people would tell you to simply stop working overtime and go to sleep at a reasonable hour, that is not always feasible. ...




American Airlines celebrates inclusion and diversity during PRIDE month

American Airlines is celebrating our team members in June during PRIDE month through PRIDE Parade sponsorships, special social posts and continued giving to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations in the communities where our team members live and work. ...




The surprising interview tactic Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin use to vet job candidates

If you ever landed a job interview at Google with co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, you'd expect the questions to be difficult. You probably wouldn't expect to have to interview yourself.In a recent interview with Business Insider, AOL CEO and former Google exec Tim Armstrong described the unusual interviewing tactic used by Google's co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. ...




How to Get Job Candidates to Drop the Canned Answers and Open Up

Conference speaker offers tips for assessing applicants’ motivation and passion
CHICAGO—Carol Quinn is convinced there's a widespread conspiracy afoot in the world of job interviewing.Many interviewers' questions are so benign, she says—so accommodating—that there must be a posse of job seekers out there writing these queries themselves. ...